Bill Ladd is Chief Analytic Officer at Recorded Future where he uses statistics and mathematics to enhance predictive analytics and discover signals in very large datasets. Bill specializes in statistical analysis, managing discovery based analytical software design and development.
Previously Bill was a VP at Genstruct, Director of Analytics Applications at Spotfire, and Director of Bioinformatic Methods at Gene Logic. Bill holds a PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics from University of Wisconsin, Madison and a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Princeton. He has published numerous journal articles.
Bill lives in Cambridge MA with his family and poses for Arctic photos in his spare time.
Evan Sparks is a Product Engineer at Recorded Future. He focuses on data analysis and platform enhancements, particularly in the financial services space. Evan's specialties include software development, quantitative financial analysis, and statistical machine learning.
Evan was previously Senior Analyst, Quantitative Equity Strategies at MDT Advisers. Prior to working at MDT he worked as a Software Development Engineering Intern at Amazon.com. He holds an A.B. in Computer Science from Dartmouth College with a minor in Economics. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Evan currently resides in Cambridge, MA and enjoys golf, cooking, and Philadelphia sports.